A comparison of the safety, efficacy, and distribution of ceforanide and cephalothin in coronary artery bypass graft surgery.


Antibiotic prophylaxis in open-heart operations is a widely accepted practice. Introduction of new antibiotics with differences in tissue distribution, spectrum of activity and therapeutic index prompts their evaluation as possible effective prophylactic agents. We compared the distribution, clinical efficacy, and safety of ceforanide with cephalothin as a… (More)


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